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a ride with the president. the president was greeted on the tarmac by san francisco mayor ed lee and a crowd of three dozen people. some of the folks were families of military members. others were vips. the president shook hands and held a baby or two once he got out on the tarmac. the president seemed to have a slow light tonight although he will be busier tomorrow and saturday. tonight he will be heading to his hotel in san francisco
union square area, fairmont hotel. no plans tonight. his team is expecting that his arrival and travel will tie up traffic along the peninsula as you can imagine with the group of limousines and suvs making their way up 101 into san francisco. you can expect slow traffic following the president going into san francisco through the night and making his way to union square. >> david stevenson live at sfo. thank you. tomorrow president obama will attend a cyber security summit at stanford at 8:45 a.m. and tomorrow night the president plans to attend a fundraiser at a private home in san francisco russian hill neighborhood. he will spend a second night here before leaving saturday morning. breaking news to tell you about from southern california. two dozen marines have been injured in a training accident in twenty nine palms. a fire suppression system went off during a training exercise. 22 were hurt. some were hospitalized. we are working to get more information. if we do we will bring it to you. new developments now in a deadly police shooting in the south bay. as we learn more about the man who was killed and the moments before he was shot by officers.
san jose police say the officers had no choice, the man was coming towards them with a knife but the family says he was battling depression. ktvu's azenith smith is in san jose with more on a 911 call that was made just before that shooting. >> reporter: frank, family and friends are coming to terms with his death. a loved one called a suicide hot line because they were worried about his well being. >> a good kid. a great kid. he needed help. we begged him to get help. >> reporter: her daughter was set to be married to philip watkins. now he leaves behind a two-year- old daughter. >> they shot him and i begged them not to shoot him. he needed help. they could have tased him. that is what they could have done. >> reporter: 5:00 p.m. last night san jose police received a 911 call from a home
in downtown. the caller claiming a man armed with a knife was breaking in to the house. police determined it was philip watkins who called 911. police capture the moment officers saw a man with a blade running towards them. he failed to drop the knife. they opened fire. he died at the hospital. police stated both officers each with 8 years experience responded in self-defense. it is unclear if they knew about the solto the suicide help line. witnesses told them after the fact he was battling depression. >> i was shocked. >> he says he was a running back on the football team in 2012. a stand out who graduated from san jose high school. >> i feel real sad. there are young men -- he had a
lot going for him when he played here. it is a shock. >> reporter: it is unclear if the officers received training on how to deal with suspects suffering from mental illness. both offenses have been placed on paid administrative leave. >> azenith smith in san jose, thank you. police in antioch release surveillance video hoping someone will recognize a daring thief. look at the video. it shows a burglary in action monday morning at the wendy's on "a" street. you can see a man enter the restaurant and go for the tv. he yanks it off the wall and walks out the door of the restaurant. if you have any information about this case police would like to hear from you. a house fire in pleasant hill claimed the lives of 5 pets. firefighters rescued one small dog. it was treated but another dog and four cats died in the fire.
the flames broke out before noon in the kitchen of a home. no one was home at the time. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. emergency helicopter crews came to the aid of two surfers who got caught in rip tides. the fire department said they plucked one man from 8-foot surf after 10:00 a.m. this morning. another man made his way over the rocks on the beach where emergency crews evaluated him. two dozen ports along the west coast including the port of oakland are shut down tonight. this is the labor dispute that drags officer. they failed to reach an agreement but the consequences are unknown. what we know is right now shipping activity at 29 ports is suspended. workers are scheduled to return tomorrow before shutting down again for the the next three
days. ktvu's tom vacar is live now with new developments including one business many people may not realize is being effected. tom? >> reporter: sources tell me the pacific maritime association and the longshoreman --men failed to reach an agreement. this is a serious turn and we will learn a lot before tomorrow morning. grave stones are important to billions of people and the u.s. is no exception. >> reporter: they are caught up in the mess. >> it comes from india or china. so ports have a lot to do with our business.
>> few months ago his supply chain slowed down. >> when i had my orders delayed my supplier said there is a port slow down. i thought he was making excuses. >> reporter: when he checked manifests he knew he might be in trouble. >> i have to order each memorial to speck. several months to get it. prepared in india or china and get it here. >> the date that the head stone is displayed is critically important. when the dates are missed it makes the grief more grievous. >> asian culture. greek culture. all over. everybody has their deadlines. when i take an order i know what the deadlines are. and i do everything within my power to meet it. with the slow down it is out of my hands. >> reporter: word of mouth
determines almost all future business. >> each community is very close. the russian community. the asian community. and they talk between one another. >> reporter: again, reliable sources tell me the potential for an agreement between pablo -- between pacific maritime association and the longshoremen has not happened. tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news. >> all right. tom vacar reporting live. thank you. nurses join striking refinery workers saying they are there to fight for stronger health and safety standards. they are walking picket lines in martinez. a nurse told us the dangers faced by workers extend beyond the refinery. >> what they are facing there are also public safety issues
because they are asking for the right to shut down production when they identify problems. >> nurses said they were there to show solidarity and to expand the reach of their work. similar events were scheduled around the country. gas prices are back on the rise. the average price for a gallon of regular was $2.71 today. that is up 19 cents since just last week. the rise may be due to the seasonal switch made from winter gas to summer gas in which they shut down some plants for inspections and repairs. woman who was supposed to get married this weekend was struck and killed by a hit-and- run driver. the emotional plea from the victim's mother as authorities search for the driver. >> plus days away from the deadline and still short
hundreds of thousands of people. the push tonight to get californians signed up for health insurance. >> back affthe break. track -- after the break. tracking the warm up. more big time warmth tomorrow and into the weekend and then we will track some rain. >> a check of the thursday night commute. we want to show you a live picture of highway 4 in contra costa county. looks heavy out there. head lithes are east towards -- headlights are east towards antioch. this is 880 towards oakland. the coliseum to the right. the headlights heading south and that is the commute direction and it is slow going as it normally is. female announcer: when you see this truck, it means another neighbor is going to sleep better tonight but sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic event ends sunday. find the tempur-pedic that's right for you and see why they're the most highly recommended bed in america. plus, get three years interest-free financing. sleep risk-free with sleep train's 100 day money
hit and killed while crossing the street. >> i want justice. i want to look at these people in the courtroom and tell them what they did to me, what they took from me. >> the 25-year-old victim was days away from marrying her girlfriend when she was hit and killed. ktvu's cristina rendon spoke to the victim's mother who is asking witnesses to come forward. >> we thank you for the plan you have in place that will make an impact in the community because of her life. >> prayer goes along way. she is turning to god to get her through another tragedy in life. >> she was my baby. my only girl. >> reporter: her daughter was hit and killed by a driver while walking last week. this is the second child she lost to violence. one of her sons was murdered in 2010. >> we just buried her brother 5 years ago and now we are
burring her. >> the california highway patrol says she was in a crosswalk when the car hit her 10:30 p.m. saturday night. the driver took off. >> trying to look at everything we can within that area. trying to scour the community to see if anybody saw anything. >> reporter: surveillance cameras did not capture the accident. that is why the family says it is crucial for witnesses to come forward. >> no way did nobody not see nothing. that is what we are pleading for. a community to come back and be the village we once was. have compassion and love. come to the police and talk to them. a mother is not supposed to burry their children. we have to stop the killing. we have to have a heart for the people. >> the intersection is now marked with a memorial, filled with messages from friends and
family. her plea extends to the driver responsible but says she leaving the outcome in the lord's hands. >> even you who did this i need -- i need god to convince you now in the name of jesus and come forward and take responsibility for this because you took my baby from me. you took my baby. you took my baby. >> reporter: if you have any piece of information contact the contra costa county chp office. cristina rendon, ktvu fox 2 news. an emotional gathering today for a girl who was killed in a hit and run in milpitas last night. the family held a viewing for the 14-year-old who was remembered as a happy girl who had big plans for the future. police stepped up their search for a man they call a person of interest. the car that she was in crashed
into garbage truck. police have been unable to locate the owner of the car. >> the keystone xl pipeline hit a bump in the road. it sayear -- it is a year behind schedule in aaquering the land p-- in aquering the land. -- in acquiring the land. they are trying to catch up on buying land after legal set backs and delays. more staff has been hired to try to help them catch up. with three days before the deadline to sign up for healthcare officials say they are not meeting their enrollment gomes. to help -- goal. to help they hosted a free enrollment in hayward. one woman had positive things to say. >> it was good. i haven't been covered forever. i pay more for my dog's
insurance than i have for myself. now going into the second year of having it it is a beautiful thing. >> she pays $122 a month to cover herself and her husband. that is 400,000 people signing up -- fewer people signing up than hoped. lawmakers introduced a bill at better aimed at protecting children. it centers on children in head start programs. it would require all children who enroll in the programs be fully vaccinated. the proposal was introduced. dianne feinstein said the outbreaks of measles and whooping cough serve as a reminder that vaccination is a matter of public health. sunshine and warm weather.
we want to check in with our chief meteorologist bill martin in the weather center with a look at the weekend forecast. >> upper 70s. downtown oakland today, 79 degrees. that sets a record. oakland airport ties a record, mountain view, ties a record. 73. i call it hot. hot in june or july but this time of year, 79 degrees, that is hot. the clouds are coming in. clouds. it will filter the sunshine. keep things milder over night. that is it. they are not going to drop any rain. temperatures are mild. mid-60 said. future cast lays out the forecast for tomorrow using colors to respect temperature -- represent temperatures. yellows are 70s. 70s to the coast.
talking fremont, san jose. upper 70s. mid-70s. another warm day around the bay. we might see low 80s. san jose tomorrow morning, 48 degrees no fog. 74 degrees for a day time high in san jose. lunchtime 70. there is a dense fog advisory in the central valley. sacramento will be on the edge of that. patchy fog in the north bay again. sun comes up and it goes away. tomorrow like today. not much difference. saturday lot like today. sunday lot like today. not a lot of changes. if you enjoy the nice weather it is good. we will see temperatures towards february 21. that is a good week away. we could see rain. which will be nice. it is nice the models are coming together. we are looking at them and they weren't showing anything. so the fact that we got
something here looks like it wants to break loose is good. fingers crossed for that. enjoy the weather. i saw blossoms today. this weather, you will pop belacesms early and might get -- blossoms early, might get allergies. the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view, warm, warm, more warm. weekend look goods. patchy fog is the weather story. not a big deal. more records friday and saturday. there you go. 10 degrees. >> enjoy it while it lasts. >> you know when it turns, like last week. a week ago it turned. rain, rain, rain. >> 10 degrees in minneapolis right now. >> yeah. >> glad i am here. [ laughter ] >> thank you. coming up, right now, justin bieber in the bay area.
he paid a visit to selfie app developer. he posted this photo of himself. he was also spotted dining at a san francisco restaurant and shopping at a apple store. the warriors are in new york preparing for the nba all star weekend while the owner was at at&t pebble beach national pro-am. mark is up next with sports.
the national hockey league released this image today of what levi stadium is supposed to look like when the sharks meet the los angeles kings. outdoor hockey games are rare events. this is only the second match scheduled this year. they are set to take to the ice on february 21. >> cool when they played at dodger stadium last year. it was so sunny some of the players were wearing sun glasses glasses and they played in the mid-west when it was snowing. >> fun. going to that? >> the only thing is that you are so far away. i like to be up close. [ talking at the same time ] >> i like to be by the glass.
>> spoiled. >> the pga, the at&t. [ talking at the same time ] >> the step has begun but if you look at the highlights. the class clown is hanging around as usual. wasn't there last year. bill murray is back. grabbing somebody out of the gallery. how about this. you can't help but route for john daily. best opening round for him in 10 years. a birdie at 18. 7 under 65. his wife loving his work. tie for the league. jb holmes is one of them. bird at 17. tied with justin hicks as the co-leaders. bill murray giving his approval. that is the sammy sosa congratulations sign. meanwhile around here, warriors are the shot story. all star weekend. they won't play for another week or so. back in new york, steph curry,
clay thompson. and the owner will be there, right? not so fast. he is also at a previous engagement. at pebble beach as well. and trying to make the cut. does he try so hard to make the cut or fly out and make sure he sees his guys in new york for the all-star game sunday. >> two in the all-star game and the coaching staff, exciting. i am conflicted because if i don't make the coat i will be there for sunday and then i want to try to make the cut. >> heart bleeds for him. >> yeah. win-win. [ talking at the same time ] >> tough choices. [ talking at the same time ] >> wait, clay thompson and steph curry are both starting? >> yeah. kobe bryant is hurt. clay thompson was supposed to be a reserve is getting the
nod. well deserved. sunday is a must see tv if you are a warriors fan. >> thank you. tonight at 10:00 p.m. mail dumped in the trash, what tipped investigators to one letter carrier's habits and the excuse he gave them. tonight at 10:00 p.m. >> thank you for making ktvu channel 2 news your choice for news. we are always here for you on www.ktvu.com and you can follow us on twitter and facebook. thank you for joining us tonight. good night. >> good night.
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